CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Feng Han, an influential leader in the Chinese blockchain sector, was invited to speak at the CryptoCon 2018 conference in Chicago on February 15, 2018. He is the sole Chinese blockchain representative among more than 50 conference speakers from around the world. Dr. Han will be speaking about blockchain in China as well as the successful development, use cases and future prospects of Elastos.
Elastos is a decentralized, open source, blockchain-driven platform for running decentralized applications and turning digital content into transferable assets. Elastos has received more than 200 million RMB (US $31 million) in sponsorship from industry giants such as Foxconn, Tsinghua Science Park, and the TD-SCDMA Industrial Alliance. Elastos has published over ten million lines of source code, including four million lines of original source code.
Elastos completed public chain research and development in December 2017. As one of the few blockchain projects with an open-source independent public chain, Elastos has received global media attention from People's Daily, Xinhua News Agency, Yahoo! and several well-known U.S. technology magazines.
Elastos has obtained angel investments from China's largest blockchain companies, including Bitmain (China's largest blockchain mining company), NEO (China's largest crypto-project by market cap), and Huobi (one of the three largest digital exchanges in China). The ELA token, which is the intrinsic token of the Elastos blockchain and used for trading, investing in digital assets, paying processing fees, etc., is listed on the Huobi exchange with a current total market value of more than US $1.7 billion.
Dr. Han is currently a visiting scholar at Columbia University. He was a developer and an instructor of Tsinghua University’s graduate course series, “Cyber Intelligence Economics and Block Chain.” He also serves as blockchain advisor at Huawei Central Institute and Secretary-general of the Asia Blockchain DACA Association. He is the chief editor for “The New Economic Roadmap and Introduction to the Blockchain” and “Blockchain Development and Examples” as well as the main author of “Blockchain - Quantum Wealth Outlook.”
FinTank’s CryptoCon 2018 cryptocurrency conference will be held on February 15, 2018 at Northwestern University’s Chicago campus. Topics at the conference will include ICOs, bitcoin mining, the socio-political aspects of cryptocurrency, futures trading, and cryptocurrency exchanges, as well as the legal, regulatory and taxation issues surrounding cryptocurrency.